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BATS Centre is a leading competence center studying the effects of biotechnology. The main application of biotechnology is in farming (green biotechnology) and medicine (red biotechnology). Looking forward, the BATS Centre analyses possible effects on economy, ecology and society.We are heading towards the following goals: that research objectives are adjusted to take account of sustainability, that society is informed of the social effects and can then decide which limits to place. [Information of the supplier]
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“Biodiversity”, keyword in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP): From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public. Consequently, our dynamic reference work maintains academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research. [Information of the supplier, modified]
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Blumen sind in fast allen Kulturbereichen gegenwärtig und bergen bei näherer Betrachtungen eine kaum zu überblickende Vielfalt an Figurationen und Metaphern. In Mythen und Märchen, kultischen und religiösen Praktiken, in Poetik und Rhetorik, Ökonomie und Handelsgeschichten sowie der Mode taucht die Blume immer wieder an Schlüsselstellen auf. Sie vermittelt zwischen Natur und Kultur, zwischen dem Heimischen und dem Exotisch-Bizarren und ist Exempel für Schön­heit und Hinweis auf Vergänglichkeit. An ... [Information of the supplier]
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DRZE comprehensively provides scientific information which is required for a qualified formation of opinion and judgment in the area of ethics in the life sciences and medicine. The main focus lies in the scientific preparation of the information. [Information of the supplier]
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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) led the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) contribution to the International Human Genome Project, which had as its primary goal the sequencing of the human genome. This project was successfully completed in April 2003. Now, the NHGRI's mission has expanded to encompass a broad range of studies aimed at understanding the structure and function of the human genome and its role in health and disease. To that end NHGRI supports the development ... [Information of the supplier]
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2015-06-03 — 2015-06-05, Gainesville
As of February 2015, iDigBio ( has ingested more than 25 million specimens and 4 million media objects from biodiversity collections with world-wide range. This great resource of biodiversity information has been made accessible not only through the iDigBio portal, but also through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that any application can consume since 2013. iDigBio is hosting a 3-day hackathon (June 3-5, 2015) in Gainesville, FL, to engage the community in developing ... [Information of the supplier]
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2015-12-14 — 2015-12-16, Berlin
On behalf of the IUBS we invite you to attend the 32rd IUBS General Assembly and Conference "IUBS 2015 – Frontiers in Unified Biology" to be held in Berlin on 14–16 December 2015. We expect an intensive exchange with international colleagues from all Life science disciplines and vivid discussions. Be part of it! We are looking forward to your active participation in the symposia in form of talks or posters. [Information of the supplier]
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On this website Uppsala University presents research, with the origin taken from the works of one of the most famous professors through its history, namely Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné) (1707 - 1778). The aim of the project was to present some glimpses from contemporary knowledge within a few research areas, mostly using, as a starting point, the contributions of Carl Linnaeus, in his role as researcher and teacher at Uppsala University. We also wanted to arouse the interest in ongoing activities ... [Information of the supplier]
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The President's Council on Bioethics is charged with advising the President of the United States on bioethical issues that may emerge as a consequence of advances in biomedical science and technology, such as embryo and stem cell research, assisted reproduction, cloning, enhancement of human capacities through genetics and the neurosciences, and end-of-life issues. [Information of the supplier, modified]
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2016-01-03 — 2016-01-07, Portland
Call for Symposia: Please consider proposing a symposium for an upcoming SICB meeting! We are particularly interested in conceptually-themed symposia that integrate animal behavior with other areas of biology. - SICB fosters research, education, public awareness and understanding of living organisms from molecules and cells to ecology and evolution. SICB encourages interdisciplinary cooperative research that integrates across scales, and new models and methodologies to enhance research and education. ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
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